selected publications

CSIC Researcher

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• Member of “Scientific Culture and Outreach” and “Equality” Committees at ICMM-CSIC
• Coordinator of “Toca la Ciencia” activity at ICMM-CSIC
• Coordinator of Guide Tour “Playing with Chemistry for Materials Design” at ICMM-CSIC
• Organizer of “Young Scientist Meetings” seminars at ICMM-CSIC
• Teacher of postgraduate course “Fronteras en Ciencia de Materiales” at ICMM-CSIC


  1. O. Barrios, R. Jiménez, J. Ricote, P. Tartaj, M.L. Calzada, I. Bretos. A sustainable self-induced solution seeding approach for multipurpose BiFeO3 active layers in flexible electronic devices. Advanced Functional Materials 32, 2022, 2112944.
  2. I. Bretos, R. Jiménez, J. Ricote, M.L. Calzada. Photoferroelectric thin films for flexible systems by a three-in-one solution-based approach. Advanced Functional Materials 30, 2020, 2001897.
  3. I. Bretos, R. Jiménez, J. Ricote, M.L. Calzada. Photochemistry in the low-temperature processing of metal oxide thin films by solution methods. Chemistry: A European Journal 26, 2020, 9277-9291.
  4. I. Bretos, R. Jiménez, J. Ricote, M.L. Calzada. Low-temperature crystallization of solution-derived metal oxide thin films assisted by chemical processes. Chemical Society Reviews 47, 2018, 291-308.
  5. I. Bretos, R. Jiménez, D. Pérez-Mezcua, N. Salazar, J. Ricote, M.L. Calzada. Low-temperature liquid precursors of crystalline metal oxides assisted by heterogeneous photocatalysis. Advanced Materials 27, 2015, 2608-2613.
  6. I. Bretos, R. Jiménez, A. Wu, A.I. Kingon, P.M. Vilarinho, M.L. Calzada. Activated solutions enabling low-temperature processing of functional ferroelectric oxides for flexible electronics. Advanced Materials 26, 2014, 1405-1409.
  7. I. Bretos, T. Schneller, M. Falter, M. Bäcker, E. Hollmann, R. Wordenweber, L. Molina-Luna, G. Van Tendenloo, O. Eibl. Solution-derived YBa2Cu3O7-δ (YBCO) superconducting films with BaZrO3 (BZO) nanodots based on reverse micelle stabilized nanoparticles. Journal of Materials Chemistry C 3, 2015, 3971-3979.
  8. I. Bretos, R. Jiménez, J. García-López, L. Pardo, M.L. Calzada. Photochemical solution deposition of lead-based ferroelectric thin films: Avoiding the PbO-excess addition at last. Chemistry of Materials 20, 2008, 5731-5733.
  9. I. Bretos, R. Jiménez, M.L. Calzada, M.K. Van Bael, A. Hardy, D. Van Genechten, J. Mullens. Entirely aqueous solution-gel route for the preparation of (Pb1-xCax)TiO3 thin films. Chemistry of Materials 18, 2006, 6448-6456.
  10. M.L. Calzada, I. Bretos, R. Jiménez, H. Guillon, L. Pardo. Low-temperature processing of ferroelectric thin films compatible with silicon integrated circuit technology. Advanced Materials 16, 2004, 1620-1624.